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Entry Level R&D Engineer
North Barrington, Illinois, United States - 60010

If you are looking for a career at an extraordinary company in an exciting field, Medical Murray is the place for you! We are looking for team players with a can-do attitude to share in our vision and corporate values. Medical Murray offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and an energetic work environment.

Position Summary:

The R&D Engineer position performs the function of the design engineer for product development in medical devices in the development department. They will work to support the development department objectives to provide goods and services that meet customers' requirements for quality, quantity, and timeliness. The primary role of the Development Engineer is to carry out development projects on time and on the budget to meet the customer's objectives, bringing the projects to successful conclusions that meet all the objectives of the client.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to follow Medical Murray Quality system, including all applicable SOP's included in the Training Matrix
  • Develop and engineer disposable medical devices from concept to production.
  • Hands-on product and process development of catheters and other disposable products.
  • Design devices in SolidWorks and build prototypes in a laboratory environment.
  • Design, prototype and construct catheters, catheter-based delivery systems, and other disposable devices for disciplines ranging from cardiology and neurology to urology.
  • Acquisition, setup, and installation qualification of new equipment, including creation of PM procedure as necessary
  • Support of equipment maintenance, as appropriate per skills and knowledge, manage escalation to Technology Manager.
  • Support or perform equipment re-entry to line use.
  • Communicate to the customer any issues and the status of the project.
  • Prepare and support product development and quality planning project schedule, resources, and budgets, etc..
  • Participate in the quotation process for projects.
  • Develop feasibility and reliability testing plans for catheter systems, including the development and validation of accurate in-vitro and in-vivo models and methods.
  • Develop pilot and manufacturing equipment and procedures for devices.
  • Assess feasibility of processes and support manufacturing with validation plans and time studies.
  • Support product manufacturing until project is fully transitioned to production.
  • Manage and assist with verification and validation activities and documentation.
  • Collaborate with outside vendors on the sourcing of catheter materials, components, and processing.
  • Prepare documentation to support quality system for design functions project plans, concept document, FMEA, design input, test results, drawings, etc.. Complete activities as project phase checklists.
  • Engage and handoff activities to manufacturing engineering.
  • Support customer complaints Lead design changes to existing product lines as necessary.
  • Review document changes in manufacturing for impact on design intent


  • Technical skills must include disposable design and development background, materials knowledge, and prototyping.
  • Project management experience is highly preferred to plan and conduct complex development projects.
  • BS or MS in Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • 0-5 years of experience in engineering for medical devices
  • Experience with SolidWorks or equivalent

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Technical skills must include disposable design and development background, materials knowledge, and prototyping
  • Project management experience is highly preferred to plan and conduct complex development projects
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills including MS Office, SolidWorks, or alternative CAD program

About Us

At Medical Murray, we value and support our employees, because our people make Medical Murray a great place to work and a great company to work with, known for achieving great results. We have a warm, engaging, and vibrant culture that celebrates our core values.

Medical Murray currently operates in three locations, including our headquarters in North Barrington, IL, Lake Zurich, IL, and Charlotte, NC, with select remote positions around the country. We are continuously recruiting for new talent for medical device engineering, manufacturing, and business administration.

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an exciting industry, Medical Murray is the place for you.

Our Purpose: Making Time

Extending the time for patients to spend with loved ones by providing leading-edge devices

Devoting time to our customers - with commitment and attention to detail - to help ensure their success

Giving time to employees, so that they may realize their personal and professional goals and dreams